Microsoft Launches ‘Envision’ Event For Business Leaders

Microsoft recently announced the launch of Microsoft Envision, which it describes as a new flagship event for business leaders. The event will feature keynotes and interactive sessions with “a broad slate of visionaries, experts and innovators” as well as industry-specific…

Foursquare Names Jeff Glueck CEO As Dennis Crowley Changes Roles

Foursquare just announced that CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley is dropping the former title and taking on the new role of Executive Chairman. Jeff Glueck, who has been COO for the past year is taking over as CEO. Steven Rosenbaltt,…

StumbleUpon No longer Has A CEO, Is Part Of Expa’s Mix.com (Also 5by Is Shutting Down)

It would appear that StumbeUpon is no longer a company with a CEO. There hasn’t really been a lot of clarity around this in recent months, but that appears to be the state of things. Over two years ago, StumbleUpon…

What Is Going on At StumbleUpon?

Update: Ok, here’s what’s going on at StumbleUpon. Read this instead. I’ve written about StumbleUpon more often than probably anyone else in the media over the last few years, but I’ll be damned if know what the current situation is.…

Google Taps VMWare Co-Founder Diane Greene To Lead New Cloud Team, Acquires Her Bebop Platform

Google announced that it has hired VMware co-founder Diane Greene to lead a new team combining all of Google’s cloud businesses including Google for Work, the Google Cloud Platform, and Google Apps. The company has also agreed to acquire, bebop,…

New Groupon CEO: Nobody Understands Us

Earlier this month, Groupon reported its Q3 financials and announced that it has a new CEO. Rich Williams stepped into the role as Eric Lefkofsky stepped down to return to his role as Chairman of the Board. Wall Street was…

Groupon Gets New CEO, Releases Earnings

Groupon released its Q3 earnings and announced that it has named Rich Williams as its new CEO as Eric Lefkofsky steps down. Williams was appointed by the board, effective immediately as Lefkofsky returns to his role as Chairman of the…

Jack Dorsey Officially Twitter’s CEO

Last week, we learned that Twitter was about to name co-founder and interim CEO Jack Dorsey permanent CEO. On Monday, they made it official. Most would agree that Dorsey is probably the right man for the job given his past…

Is Yelp’s CEO Right About Google And Interstitials?

Last month, Google shared findings of an internal study on interstitials, which it had previously implied could start negatively impacting people’s search rankings. Do you consider interstitials to be negative to the user experience? Are there ways in which they…

Reports Suggest Dorsey Likely To Remain Twitter CEO

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down on July 1. The official word is that co-founder and original CEO Jack Dorsey, who is also the CEO of Square, will return to the role in the interim…

Is Dorsey’s Role As Twitter CEO Really Just Interim?

On Thursday, Twitter announced that CEO Disk Costolo is stepping down on July 1, and that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step in as interim CEO as the board of directors conducts a search for a permanent replacement. The way in…

Dick Costolo Is Stepping Down As Twitter CEO

Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time. People have been calling for his ouster for quite a while, but the other top brass at Twitter has always had his back. Either way, Twitter just announced that Dick…

About Daniel Zhang, The New CEO Of Alibaba Group

Alibaba managed to take the title for the largest global IPO ever in September, and the company is about to be under new (yet familiar) leadership . Alibaba reported its March 2015 and fiscal year 2015 financial results on Thursday…

As StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic, CEO Talks Content Submission

It was only four short years ago that StumbleUpon was the biggest driver of social media traffic to websites. Look at this chart from StatCounter we shared in January, 2011. Was StumbleUpon a big traffic driver for your site back…

Jack Dorsey Tweets Praise For Twitter CEO

On Thursday, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey unleashed a series of tweets about Twitter’s place in the world, and showed support for CEO Dick Costolo, who has been under fire from some investors and analysts of late. Some are calling for…

Mark Zuckerberg Wants Your Idea For His 2015 Personal Challenge

Each year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg undertakes a personal challenge. Past challenges have included: wearing a tie every day; being a vegetarian (or only eating meat he killed himself); writing a thank you note each day to someone who “made…

Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed

As previously reported, Mark Zuckerberg will soon participate in another live Q&A session. He recently held one, and talked about a variety of headline-making items. The next one will be next week. Facebook previously said this about it: We’ve got…

Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down

Yishan Wong took the CEO reins at reddit months after the “Front Page of the Internet” was spun off from Condé Nast. Wong became CEO in March, 2012. He has now handed in his resignation. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian broke…

Sean Rad Forced Out Of CEO Role At Tinder

Tinder CEO Sean Rad has been forced out of the role, but will be staying with the company in the capacity of President and board member. Rad founded the company behind the hottest dating app out there, but events unrelated…

Google Makes Some Changes To Its Corporate Structure

Google is making changes to the way it functions internally from a corporate structure standpoint. At the end of the week last week, Re/code reported on an internal memo CEO Larry Page sent to staff detailing some of the changes.…